Almanzar receives national academic advising award

Contact: Blair Fannin, Texas A&M AgriLife Communications, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION — Rafael Almanzar has received the 2018 National Association for Academic Advising Outstanding Advisor Award. Rafael Almanzar, winner of…

US stocks wobble at the end of another shaky week of trading

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks gave up an early rally Friday and struggled to another mixed finish as investors continued to sell former favorites like retailers. Household goods makers…

Can Anti-Trump Hatred carry the House for Democrats? Michael Barone “I have some thoughts on ‘enthusiasm’ and the election,” tweeted Amy Walter, the Cook Political Report’s ace analyst of House…

AgriLife study: High biomass sorghums can compete under water-stressed circumstances

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.eduContact: Dr. Qingwu Xue, 806-354-5803, QXue@ag.tamu.edu AMARILLO – Bioenergy or high biomass sorghum can be grown in water-stressed situations and still produce good yields, according to a Texas…

AgriLife Extension pilots High Plains multi-county positions

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.eduContact: Danny Nusser, 806-677-5600, dnusser@ag.tamu.eduDr. Angela Burkham, 806-677-5600, angela.burkham@ag.tamu.edu AMARILLO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is piloting positions for two multi-county agronomy agents and…

DarkPulsar FAQ

What’s it all about? In March 2017, a group of hackers calling themselves “the Shadow Brokers” published a chunk of stolen data that included two frameworks: DanderSpritz and FuzzBunch. The…

After historic Texas flooding, officials will likely open more floodgates on Central Texas dam

Record rainfall in Llano and Burnet counties in the Texas Hill Country caused major flooding in Marble Falls on Oct. 16, 2016. Bob Daemmrich for The Texas Tribune Across Central…

“This grant will allow Texas to get even more dangerous criminals off the streets. . .” Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Governor Greg Abbott today announced $5.8 million in…

National scientists, professionals, enthusiasts converge at Texas A&M turfgrass, landscape field day

Dr. Ambika Chandra, Texas A&M AgriLife Research associate professor in Dallas, leads a discussion on her team’s latest turfgrass varieties and breeding initiatives. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo by Sarah Pyatt)…

Symposium focuses on human diet, ‘cross-talk’ between gut microbes and host physiology

Media contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu   Contact: Dr. Robert S. Chapkin, 979-845-0419, r-chapkin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Scientists at Texas A&M University recently participated in the day-long Grand Challenges Symposium…

Recap Of Blinn College Trustees October Regular Meeting

The Blinn College board of trustees, meeting at their new RELLIS campus location, dealt mostly with business at their home base in Brenham during October’s regular meeting. Blinn’s board awarded…

Holloway receives range management society Grass Roots Award

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.eduContact: Andy Holloway, 806323-0114, andy.holloway@ag.tamu.edu LUBBOCK – Andy Holloway, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agriculture and natural resources agent in Hemphill County, received the Grass Roots…

Ebay sues Amazon, saying it tried to poach its sellers

NEW YORK (AP) — Ebay filed a lawsuit against Amazon Wednesday, saying the online retail giant used eBay’s messaging system to steal its sellers. Source: Business – The Eagle

Kimura named AgriLife Extension state peanut specialist

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Emi Kimura, 940-552-9941, emi.kimura@ag.tamu.edu VERNON – Dr. Emi Kimura has been named the state peanut specialist for Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. Dr.…

We’ll soon find it hard to know with our own eyes if a video is real or generated by AI, but new algorithms are staying one or two steps ahead…

College Station School Board Approves New Elementary School Boundaries

Update, October 16 2018: College Station school board members Tuesday night approved new elementary school boundaries beginning with the 2019-2020 school year. Tuesday night’s unanimous vote followed adjusted recommendations made…

Names Chosen For Bryan ISD’s Career And Technology Education Center

The Bryan school board has approved three names for the district’s new career and technology education (CTE) center. First, the overall property will be known as the career and technical…

Texas Crop and Weather Report – Oct. 16, 2018

Nature, market forces made 2018 tough on Texas grain producers Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Dr. Ronnie Schnell, 979-245-2935, ronschnell@tamu.edu Dr. Mark Welch, 979-845-8011, jmwelch@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Texas…

Today, NASA released a new, limited-edition podcast called The Invisible Network, the first NASA podcast to embrace narrative storytelling. All six episodes can be downloaded and binged on NASA’s website,…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Attorney General Ken Paxton today joined a 17-state friend-of-the-court brief to defend the right of citizens to keep and bear arms. The case challenges…